HENRY, Charles William


City: Maryville

HENRY, Charles William, educator; born in Blount Co., Tenn., Sept. 30, 1878; Scotch-Irish descent; son of Capt. W.H. and Martha R. (Tedford) HENRY; father’s occupation, merchant, farmer and real estate dealer; paternal grandparents James M. and Ann (Hutton) HENRY; maternal grandparents, David W. and Sarah J. (Norwood) TEDFORD; educated Maryville, Tenn. and Lexington, Ky.; graduated from Maryville College with A.B. degree May 29, 1901, A.M. degree May 30, 1906; married Leola C. LANDON Jan. 7, 1904; member J.O.U.A.; founder and teacher of Maryville (Tenn.) Commercial College in early life; now owner and principal of the Polytechnic School and Commercial College, a private boarding school for young men and women, Maryville, Tenn.; member of the New Providence Presbyterian Church, and elder in same at Maryville, Tenn.

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